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Seven Medical Societies Join the ACR to Oppose Insurer Policy Limiting Access to In-Office Treatments

Providers are concerned the mandate adds an additional layer of red tape that will delay patient care, reduce the ability of providers to ensure therapies have been properly handled and safely stored, inflate patient out-of-pocket costs, and result...
11-Feb-2020 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Complimentary Press Registration Available for ACR’s 2020 State of the Art Clinical Symposium

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) welcomes members of the press to write about rheumatology research presented at the State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium (SOTA) in New Orleans on March 27-29.
10-Feb-2020 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation Release Updated Treatment Guideline for Osteoarthritis

Today, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation (AF), released the 2019 ACR/AF Guideline for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip and Knee.
7-Jan-2020 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Complimentary Press Registration Available for the 2020 Winter Rheumatology Symposium

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) welcomes members of the press to write about rheumatology research presented at the Winter Rheumatology Symposium in Snowmass Village, CO on January 25 -31, 2020.
10-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ACR and EULAR Release New Classification Criteria for IgG4-Related Disease

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) released the 2019 ACR/EULAR Classification Criteria for IgG4-Related Disease. It is the first criteria developed specifically for this recently recognized...
4-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Limited Availability of Lupus Laboratory Tests, Such As ANA, in Developing Nations Affects Global Usefulness of Criteria and Clinical Trials

According to new research findings presented this week at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, supportive laboratory assays to diagnose lupus, specifically the antinuclear antibody (ANA) test, are less often offered in developing nations due to a...
6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Low-Dose Oral Prednisolone Substantially Improves Pain and Function in Hand Osteoarthritis

Research presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting found that a six-week treatment with low-dose oral prednisolone substantially improves pain and decreases signs of inflammation in patients with painful hand osteoarthritis.
6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Babies Exposed to TNF Inhibitors or Tofacitinib in Utero Experience Very Few Serious Infections

A new study found that very few serious infections were seen in children born to mothers with chronic inflammatory diseases who used non-TNFi biologics or tofacitinib during pregnancy compared to children not exposed to these drugs and children...
6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., the American College of Rheumatology is an international medical society representing over 9,400 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals with a mission to empower rheumatology professionals to excel in their specialty. In doing so, the ACR offers education, research, advocacy and practice management support to help its members continue their innovative work and provide quality patient care. Rheumatologists are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of more than 100 different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. For more information, visit www.rheumatology.org.

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